Police find stolen gun, suspect allegedly resists arrest in central Bakersfield
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —
Two men face conspiracy, gun and gang charges after allegedly assaulting police in central Bakersfield.
Christopher Johnson, 34, and Keiwan Washington, 28, were taken into custody after police responded to a call about a disturbance with a firearm in the 3300 block of Palm Street.
Police said Washington resisted arrest, physically assaulting one of the officers, and a gun was found during a search of a car that he was seen walking away from.
The gun was determined to be stolen.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the police at (661) 327-7111.